A plan to operate small data centers in space got a boost this week, as satellite colocation company OrbitsEdge has a launch partner. OrbitsEdge is working with HPE to house a small rack of servers inside a satellite in low-earth orbit (LEO).
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
The importance of electrical safety in data centers has been reinforced by an incident at a Google data center in which three workers were injured. It’s a reminder that even the most professionally run data centers must stay vigilant about worker safety related to arc flash, a type of electrical explosion.
EV charging specialist Voltera launches today as a spinoff from data center developer EdgeConneX, with a multibillion-dollar plan for a network of strategically-located charging facilities to enable electric vehicle fleet deployment at scale.
Prince William County in Northern Virginia could see an acceleration of data center construction, potentially shifting the center of gravity for cloud infrastructure growth. The opportunity is at stake as residents and officials debate how data centers fit in the county’s vision for its future.
The Prince William Digital Gateway in Manassas is prompting heated debate between groups of residents about the role of data centers in their community. The project was proposed by local landowners seeking to capitalize on rising valuations for data center land.
EdgeConneX has built one of unique growth stories in digital infrastructure. On the Data Center Frontier Show, Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer of EdgeConneX, shares his insights on how edge computing has evolved, and where it is heading next,
If you’re an enterprise IT user seeking to expand your data center infrastructure, you’d better be shopping ahead. Data center space is growing scarce due to a combination of historic demand from hyperscale customers and a slowdown in new construction.
Microsoft has successfully tested a 3-megawatt generator using hydrogen fuel cells, proving that the technology can work at data center scale. It’s the latest in a series of Microsoft “moonshot” R&D projects designed to rethink the future of sustainable data centers.
Dominion Energy has begun telling data center companies that power for some new facilities in Ashburn, Virginia will be delayed, perhaps for years. That could slow or halt to development in Ashburn, the most active market for cloud computing infrastructure.
Aligned Data Centers will expand its presence in Northern Virginia with a four-story, 72-megawatt data center on a new campus in Sterling. The new campus provides Aligned with runway for long-term growth in a key market for cloud computing.